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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Defrocked Catholic Priest (In Canada) Found Guilty Of Raping Dozens Of Children And A Dog

On Friday, a former Catholic Priest was found guilty of raping dozens of children and a sled dog in the Canadian Arctic. Apparently, the same priest also has a former conviction of child molestation in 1990.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, US News

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Hillary Clinton Embraces War Criminal's Belief In "a just and liberal order"...Ready For Hillary?

One of the sad things about the political debate in this country is the convenient way the elites and the press want us to forget history. The Iraq War and its devastation to people around the world? Vietnam? Chile? Pfft...that was so yesterday .

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Henry Kissinger

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Hellraisers Journal: Miss Helen Schloss, The Red Nurse, Arrested for Picketing, Now in Trinidad Jail

Colorado Socialists Helen Schloss and A. Marians are now in Trinidad Jail, a jail were conditions are so vile that it stands condemned by the State Board of Health. Also a guest of that foul lodging establishment is John Murray, Appeal correspondent.

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Related Topix: Prison, Trinidad, CO, US News

10 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Idaho Has Spent Over $70,000 Defending Its Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

So far, taxpayers in Idaho have spent $71,477 for the state to defend its ban on same-sex marriage. Most of that chunk has gone directly to Monte Neil Stewart, a private attorney contracted to prepare briefs and represent the state during arguments.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

14 hrs ago | The Progressive

Scott Walker's Favorite Judge Rescues Voter ID

At a Federalist Society event in Washington D.C. last November, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker called 7th Circuit Judge Diane Sykes "one of our favorite jurists," and joked about appointing her to the U.S. Supreme Court if elected president. "We are on the eve of an election," Sykes said, indicating that she would like to immediately put one of Walker's signature pieces of legislation in place for November's vote.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU, George Bush

19 hrs ago | Truthdig

Greg Palast: BP Poisoned the Gulf to Make Money

On "Breaking the Set" on Wednesday, investigative reporter Greg Palast discussed the ruling on BP's culpability in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and subsequent spill. Truthdig contributor and New York Times best-selling author and investigative journalist Greg Palast appeared on RT's "Breaking the Set" on Wednesday to discuss the "gross negligence" committed by BP and described in the ruling judge's Findings of Fact on the circumstances that led to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 men and turned the Gulf of Mexico into a tub of toxic soup.

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Truthdig

Why Do Democrats Keep Trying to Ban Guns That Look Scary, Not the Guns That Kill the Most People?

Over the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over gun control have coalesced behind a single proposition: The sale of assault weapons should be banned. That idea was one of the pillars of the Obama administration's plan to curb gun violence, and it remains popular with the public.

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Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense

Truthdig

Video Shows Witness Saying Michael Brown Had Hands Up When Killed

Footage of the moments immediately following the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in August shows a witness on the scene saying the unarmed 18-year-old's hands were raised when he was killed. The cell phone footage, released by CNN, of two construction workers at the scene early last month appears to support accounts by other witnesses that Brown was retreating or surrendering when he was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, legal experts said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News

Truthdig

Jon Stewart: Coalition to Fight Islamic State Looks 'Awful Christian-y'

"Until this part of the world," Jon Stewart explains, "starts to see past sectarian lines and national borders that, OK, we drew - we'll give you that - the U.S. can't fix this ... by waving a magic bomb."

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Related Topix: US News

Truthdig

Middle East 'Allies' Decline to Commit Forces, Resources Against IS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting in Jedda with ten Middle Eastern foreign ministers produced a communique on Friday, but little more. The regional states promised to do more to stop the transit across their territory of volunteer vigilantes seeking to join the so-called "Islamic State" of Iraq and the Levant and to stop their citizens from sending money to the extremists.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, US News

Dissident Voice

James Foley Is Not a War Ad

To the extent that the U.S. public is newly, and probably momentarily, accepting of war - an extent that is wildly exaggerated , but still real - it is because of videos of beheadings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff. When 9-11 victims were used as a justification to kill hundreds of times the number of people killed on 9-11, some of the victims' relatives pushed back .

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US News

OpEdNews

Say "No" to War and Media Propaganda

While the United States, United Kingdom and NATO are pushing for war with Russia, it behooves people and their governments around the world to take a clear stand for peace and against violence and war, no matter where it comes from. We are at a dangerous point in our history of the human family and it would be the greatest of tragedies for ourselves and our children if we simply allowed the war profiteers to take us into a third world war, resulting in the death of untold millions of people.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US News

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Kos

10 Militants Arrested For Alleged Ties To Malala Yousafzai Shooting

Ten militants have been taken into custody in connection with the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai, a teenager who defied the Taliban with her outspoken calls for girls' education, a spokesman for the Pakistani military said Friday. The military spokesman, Maj.

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Related Topix: US News

Daily Kos

"a lifetime thinking . . . . Net Fatality"

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

OpEdNews

Violence Against Women is a Necessary Outcome of the Athletic...

Originally posted at AcronymTV Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the one reason Roger Goodell will be forced out as NFL Commissioner, Violence in the NFL, Domestic violence. Dennis Trainor, Jr. is the creator and host of Acronym TV and the writer, director and producer of the documentary American Autumn: an Occudoc.

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Related Topix: US News

Crooks and Liars

Arizona GOP Vice-Chair: Sterilize Poor Women

Recalled Arizona senate president , who proposed the state's controversial anti-immigration law, spoke on the The Russell Pearce Show to explain how he would fix public assistance programs, Phoenix New Times reports. "You put me in charge of Medicaid, the first thing I'd do is get Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations," he said.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Healthcare Law, Law, US News

Daily Kos

Fired foreman sues notorious coal CEO over pressure to donate to Republicans

Murray Energy CEO Bob Murray is notorious for using his workers as political props and pressuring them to donate to political candidates he supports, and now, he's being sued for the latter. In 2012, Murray drew a lot of bad publicity for the former, when he forced coal miners to be unpaid props for a Mitt Romney campaign speech.

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Related Topix: US News, Mitt Romney, US Politics

ThinkProgress

Indiana Agrees To Recognize Same-Sex Couple's Marriage On Death Certificate

Earlier this year, a federal judge ordered Indiana to recognize the marriage of same-sex couple Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney, because Quasney is fighting stage four ovarian cancer. Now another couple facing the same dire circumstances has similarly found relief and will have their marriage recognized.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, US News

Capitol Hill Blue

New terror threatens recognition of 9/11

The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, stirring both anxiety and determination among those who came to ground zero to remember their loved ones.

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Related Topix: Shanksville, PA, US News

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest -- "Lips Like Mick Jagger" Edition

Aarhus University In collaboration with the diocese of VallA , archaeologists from the Danish Castle Centre and Aarhus University have discovered a previously unknown Viking fortress in a field west of KA ge, Denmark. The discovery could be an important piece in Denmark's historical jigsaw puzzle.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, CPU, Science / Technology, University of Texas at Arlington, iPhone, US News

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